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Elizabeth Holmes’ lawyers in Theranos civil case want out because she can’t pay them

Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos. David Orrell | CNBC Elizabeth Holmes, who once presided over blood-testing startup Theranos which was valued at $ 9 billion, can’t pay her legal bills in a class-action civil suit, according to her lawyers in the case at the law firm Cooley LLP. Cooley is handling a class-action… Read More »

Longer Looks: Can Patients Refuse Doctors Because Of Race?; Out-Of-Control Tooth-Filled Tumors; Greed, Betrayal And Medical Misconduct

Each week, KHN finds interesting reads from around the Web. The New York Times: Should Patients Be Allowed To Choose — Or Refuse — Doctors By Race Or Gender? Is it ethical for patients to want their bigotry to be accommodated? That’s an easy question: no, because expressing bigotry isn’t ethical. The harder question is… Read More »

Monsanto Argues Roundup Cancer Victim Should Receive Less Money Because of Imminent Death

August 10, 2018, a jury found Monsanto (now owned by Bayer AG1,2) had “acted with malice or oppression” and was responsible for “negligent failure” by not warning consumers about the carcinogenicity of its weed killer, Roundup.3,4 The plaintiff in this historic case was 46-year-old Dewayne Johnson, who is dying from Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Johnson sprayed about… Read More »

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ‘quits’ Facebook because it ‘poses public health risk’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she’s quit using Facebook and cut down on her use of social media in general, citing the adverse psychological results overuse of the social media site can have on users. During an interview with the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery,” the freshman lawmaker from New York admitted that while her popularity on… Read More »

Crane Safety Training – Because Security Comes First Posted By : Donny Gamble Jr

Mobile as well as a fixed crane operation is usually considered to be a daunting task. Recent reports, from labor departments around the country, have further verified that maneuvering cranes can lead to serious injuries, and even death, if not undertaken by the experienced hands of a trained operator. The slightest negligence of such crane… Read More »